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Departmental Conferences

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what conferences his Department is planning to hold in each of the next 12 months. (289893)

The conferences we are currently planning to hold in each of the next 12 months are listed in the following table. Officials in my Department attend and speak at many conferences organised by others and we do hold a wide range of other events to engage with the public and specific stakeholders in order to inform and further the work of the Department.

Conference

2009

October

Low Carbon Buildings Programme Extension Launch Event

12 October

DECC 1st Anniversary Stakeholder Reception

12 to 14 October

Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum

28 to 29

EU-China Near Zero Emissions Coal (NZEC) initiative phase I final conference 28 to 29 October, Beijing. Co-hosted by DECC, the European Commission and China Ministry of Science and Technology

October to November

Eight to 10 Low Carbon Buildings Programme Extension regional Roadshows

End of October

Launch event for a European Investment Bank intermediate lending scheme for renewables

Early November

DECC stakeholder discussion series

2010

March

Industry seminar on security of supply issues following publication of this year's Energy Markets Outlook